Palaeoecology and palaeoenvironment of the Aquitanian locality Ulm-Westtangente (MN2, Lower Freshwater Molasse, Germany)

@article{Costeur2011PalaeoecologyAP,
  title={Palaeoecology and palaeoenvironment of the Aquitanian locality Ulm-Westtangente (MN2, Lower Freshwater Molasse, Germany)},
  author={Lo{\"i}c Costeur and Olivier Maridet and St{\'e}phane Peign{\'e} and Elmar P. J. Heizmann},
  journal={Swiss Journal of Palaeontology},
  year={2011},
  volume={131},
  pages={183-199}
}
The mammalian fauna of the German locality Ulm-Westtangente from the Aquitanian Lower Freshwater Molasse is investigated. The fauna is compared to other rich European localities of the same time period. It is shown to be one of the richest localities for fossil mammals and brings interesting insights into the composition of the Aquitanian European faunas. Sixty-one species are identified and high affinities with the French central region are confirmed. Body mass distributions of insectivores… 
Evidence of northern Turolian savanna-woodland from the Dorn-Dürkheim 1 fauna (Germany)
TLDR
Dorn-Dürkheim 1 is one of the richest mammalian faunas of Western Europe with at least 79 species of mammals and its composition reflects the known late Miocene context and fits in the biogeographic North–South pattern evidenced by earlier studies.
Late Oligocene rodents from Banovići (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
The family Muridae dominates the Banovici (Bosnia and Herzegovina) rodent assemblage in diversity as well as in number of specimens. The glirids are the second in importance and the sciurids are only
Evolutionary history of hoofed mammals during the Oligocene–Miocene transition in Western Europe
TLDR
The Oligocene–Miocene faunal transition ended right before the two-phased turnover linked to the Proboscidean Datum Events (MN3-4).
New records of buttonquails (Aves, Charadriiformes, Turnicidae) from the Oligocene and Miocene of Europe
Buttonquails (Turnicidae) are morphologically derived, quail-like members of the avian order Charadriiformes (shorebirds) that live in Old World dry tropical and subtropical open habitats. The
Small mammals and stratigraphic position of the “Großberg-Bank” (lower Oberrad Formation, MN1, early Miocene) at Laubenheim Quarry in the Mainz Basin, SW Germany, and their implications for early Miocene biostratigraphy
The Großberg-Bank from the limestone quarry Mainz-Laubenheim (Heidelberger Zementwerke AG) southeast of Mainz, which is part of the Oberrad Formation of the Mainz Basin, yielded a relatively rich
Early and middle Miocene Sciuridae (Mammalia, Rodentia) from Anatolia, Turkey
ABSTRACT Isolated cheek teeth of Sciuridae (Mammalia, Rodentia) from 15 early and middle Miocene localities in Anatolia (Turkey) are described. The localities range in age from local zone B to local
Revision and new data on the Early and Middle Miocene soricids (Soricomorpha, Mammalia) from Central and South-Eastern France
New or poorly known Soricids from the Early Miocene of Central France (Limagne d’Allier) and from the Middle Miocene of South-Eastern France (near Lyon) are studied; one new genus (Viretia) and a new
A brief review of Agenian rhinocerotids in Western Europe
TLDR
All Agenian rhinocerotid species from Western Europe are endemic to the concerned region, consistent with the complete geographic isolation of Western Europe by earliest Miocene times, and all five genera are documented by twin species in coeval localities of South and Central Asia, which implies vicariant speciation events by latest Oligocene times.
A new Late Agenian (MN2a, Early Miocene) fossil assemblage from Wallenried (Molasse Basin, Canton Fribourg, Switzerland)
Excavations of two fossiliferous layers in the Wallenried sand- and marl pit produced a very diversified vertebrate fauna. New material allows the reassessment of the taxonomic position of the

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 102 REFERENCES
Diversity and paleoecology of Greek late Miocene mammalian faunas
Small mammal (rodents and lagomorphs) European biogeography from the Late Oligocene to the mid Pliocene
TLDR
The resulting biogeographical evolutionary scheme indicates that the extant endemic situation has deep historical roots corresponding to global tectonic and climatic events acting as primary drivers of long-term changes.
Cenogram analysis of the Rudabánya mammalian community: palaeoenvironmental interpretations
Rudabanya's palaeoenvironment is investigated using the cenogram method. The body-weight distribution of terrestrial non-flying herbivore mammals shows a nearly continuous shape over a wide range of
Preliminary overview of regional endemism in European Neogene ungulates
Key-words. - Palaeobiogeography, Palaeobiodiversity, Mammalia, Ungulates, Europe, Neogene, Endemism. Abstract. - The somewhat endemic condition of European mammals today in general, and thus of
Vegetation and climate in the latest Oligocene–earliest Miocene in Jylland, Denmark
Middle Miocene latitudinal climatic gradient in Western Europe: Evidence from pollen records
Late Aquitanian mammals from Engehalde (Molasse Basin, Canton Bern, Switzerland)
Large mammals from Rickenbach (Switzerland, reference locality MP29, Late Oligocene): biostratigraphic and palaeoenvironmental implications
TLDR
The reconstructed palaeoenvironment of Rickenbach probably corresponded to a savannah woodland affected by a subtropical climate with clear seasonality and ecomorphologic analyses on ruminants and rhinocerotids were performed.
...
...